Rejected places you wish to share


#1

This was suggested from another post


#2

Not exactly the same but I’ve been trying to get this place going for places that are not yet accepted.

As for rejected places I got two in rovaniemi. I never agreed with the Santa park but oh well.

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/angry-birds-activity-park
https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/arctic-circle


#3

I’ve got a couple of these, but I can understand why they might not make the Atlas , some of them are quite well known and are popular destinations / sights.

I was a little disapointed that Coatlicue didn’t make it , she is just ferociously fascinating. But having said that , admittedly , I may have been a bit excessive with adding Aztec serpent god related places so it could be a bit of overkill.

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/coatlicue-she-of-the-serpent-skirt

With this one , the museum of the viceroyalty, it was a shame it was rejected , because its one of the least visited historical museums in Mexico and also deals with the history of the country as a Spanish colony which is the other fundamental part of Mexico to understand. Not to mention it is also located in a “Pueblo Magico” , a really lovely and tourism friendly little town.

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/museo-nacional-del-virrienato

Then there was this one , the Bayeux tapestry , but I can see that it might have been rejected because it is a major tourist attraction and is quite famous and so might not have met the obscure characteristics.

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-bayeaux-tapestry


#4

I haven’t sent in any entries yet, but I have a couple of entries that I am working on for Costa Rica – when your entry is rejected, do they explain why? Thanks!


#5

Generally no, if you email them then sometimes.


#6

In London at Tower Bridge, you can tour the upper level walkways. Portions of the floor are glass so you can look down on the roadway and river below. There is an excellent display on building and operation of the bridge.


#7

Is there already a tower bridge site?


#8

Yes: https://www.towerbridge.org.uk/
The tour is self-guided and very informative. Probably best if you are a bit of an engineering geek, because it’s about bridge building and the machines that raise the roadway of the bridge.


#9

Bit sad about these two.